Brian Larson

News Director

I joined KUNC in 1993 as the local host of All Things Considered. Since then I've worked my way through every job there is in the news department finally settling in as News Director in 2008. It's a privilege to work with a talented and dedicated staff covering Colorado news each day. And to think that I had never listened to public radio prior to coming to KUNC.




Tue April 26, 2011
State Politics

Unfinished Business?

Colorado Statesman

State lawmakers have just over two weeks left in their 120 day legislative session and a lot of unfinished business remains on the table. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke to Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about where things stand – and the one thing that may not get done.


Fri April 22, 2011
Colorado Inside Out

Congressional Redistricting Not an Easy Task in Colorado

Coloardo Congressional District Map
Photo Courtesy the Colorado Department of Education

The political wrangling continues over a new congressional district map for Colorado, after a bi-partisan group charged with the task of drawing up a new map reached an impasse.  It’s one of the topics our media partners and Colorado Public Television and Colorado Inside Out are discussing.  Here’s host Raj Chohan.


Fri April 22, 2011
State Capitol

Republicans Renew Their Call to Finish Redistricting Work

Creative Commons

Lawmakers are taking Good Friday off as the legislative session moves into its final weeks. But that’s not stopping Republican members of the bipartisan committee on redistricting from renewing their calls to finish the job after hitting an impasse.

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Thu April 21, 2011
Edward R. Murrow Awards

KUNC Wins Four Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards


The Radio Television Digital News Association has recognized KUNC reporters Grace Hood and Kirk Siegler with four regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism. The awards were given in region three in the U.S., which includes Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.

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Mon April 18, 2011
Colorado Wildfires

Crystal Fire Human Caused, Arrest Expected

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office announced on Monday that the 2,940 acre Crystal Fire was caused by a property owner’s son who was burning a slash pile.

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